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How to Successfully Take Car Journeys with Dogs

The Great British summer may be coming to an end, but road-tripping season is still in its prime. Autumn can be a great time to explore the UK by car, taking advantage of quieter roads, cheaper accommodation and less crowded resorts.

As for taking your dog along for the ride…well, car journeys with pets often tread […]

By |September 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Is the UK Ready for Hands-Free Driving?

As it stands, distracted driving represents the most common cause of everyday collisions and serious accidents on UK roads. Texting or fiddling with electronic devices while driving is a serious offence, which most responsible drivers take seriously.

Increasingly, cars are being fitted with the kind of technology that issues gentle reminders when we lose focus. A […]

By |September 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Why Now’s the Time to Consider Trading Up

For a seemingly endless list of reasons, you could argue that now really isn’t the time to be making any big spending decisions. COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the way most of us live our lives, both in terms of everyday activities and our spending habits. Particularly for those who have been hit […]

By |September 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Semi-Classic Cars Set for Permanent Ban

Here in Britain, we like to think that the sight of classic cars tootling along our roads is about as quintessentially British as it gets. In reality, most countries have just as many classic cars on the roads as we do. It’s just that many of ours are the prettiest and most iconic ever made. 

In […]

By |August 24th, 2020|0 Comments

How Much is a Non-Running Car Worth?

It’s a fate that befalls all of us at some point or another. The car you’ve come to count on over the years suddenly craps-out on you and screeches to a grinding halt. Your first instinct being to get it repaired and back on the road as quickly as possible, only to find it either […]

By |August 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Driverless Cars: Still One Foot in the Scrapyard

At one side of the spectrum, you have those who swear by driverless vehicle technology. As far as they’re concerned, the future of motoring lies in the hands of computers – eliminating humans from the equation eliminating human error at the same time. 

At the opposite end of the spectrum, equal numbers are frankly terrified by […]

By |July 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Your 10 Top Car Scrapping Questions Answered (Part 2)

As promised, here’s the second half of our two-part post covering some of the most commonly asked questions from Take My Scrap Car’s customers:

6. How long will it take to remove my car?

It all depends on the time, date and how busy the drivers are at the time. We keep our drivers on the roads […]

By |July 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Tips to Help Your Car Through its MOT

It probably hasn’t escaped your attention that the MOT system in the United Kingdom was recently overhauled to a pretty worrying extent. In fact, experts believe that official testing standards introduced will result in tens of thousands of additional cars being taken off the roads permanently and scrapped. 

The thing is, if your vehicle really is […]

By |July 11th, 2020|0 Comments

5 Important Road Rules Most Drivers Ignore

You may think you’re a careful and considerate driver, but chances are you occasionally flout the rules of the road. In fact, research suggests that the vast majority of motorists break a whole bunch of road rules pretty much on a daily basis.

Albeit unknowingly in many instances, but still – you’re probably as guilty as […]

By |July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Recycling Matters, But Why?

The results of a new survey would seem to suggest that while most people know the recycling matters, they have no idea why. What’s more, more than 25% of people in general believe that they do not see any direct benefit of recycling in their everyday lives. All of which illustrates just how important it […]

By |June 27th, 2020|0 Comments